Classical music concert in memory of renowned conductor Colin Davis

On April 29 at 19:00 at Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia headed by the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Sergey Smbatyan will perform its next concert. Aram Talalyan, the laureate of numerous international festivals, the RA Honored Artist will perform as a soloist, Public Relations Department of the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia informs.

The concert is dedicated to the memory of renowned British conductor Sir Colin Davis, under whose leadership Sergey Smbatyan studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

The concert program includes: Dmitri Shostakovich (Symphony No. 6), Camille Saint-Saens (Cello Concerto No.1), Maurice Ravel (Waltz, Choreographic Poem).

Aram Talalyan is the third from the dynasty of well-known Armenian musicians Henrik and Geronty Talalyans. After receiving Master’s and Postgraduate degrees at Yale University (USA) in the classes of cello and conducting, Mr. Talalyan returned to Armenia. Since 1997 he has been teaching at Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory. A. Talalyan is a founder and artistic director of the “Yerevan Baroque Festival” and the “Talalyan brothers” Viola-Cello Festival in Armenia.

Aram Talalyan is the RA Honored Artist and the laureate of numerous international festivals; he is the first performer and initiator of a great number of compositions written for orchestra, chamber ensembles and cello by Armenian and foreign modern composers. The musician performs regularly in CIS countries, Europe, North and South America and Middle East.

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